Episode 81 : Draw Me, Greg Burney

Congratulations to Greetings from Nowhere on their win at the Podcast awards!

On today’s show Jon talks babies, sexual her ass meant and play a voicemail from Bear Crawling Nations Live host, Big C.

Hot topics include : an artist decides that the inside of a rotting horse carcass would make for a perfect setting for a portrait, another artist (wink wink Mr. Burney) vows to sketch his first 3,000 followers (*note : Jon rescinds his “bullshit move” comment),  an anti-bullying law allows bullying (with religious, “moral” reasons), and a 10-year old Floridian beats the shit out of her teacher.

This week’s featured song is “Darkness, Darkness” by The Daredevil Christopher Wright

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A Secretly Timid Interview : The 14+1 Art Collective

Danielle and Jon welcome members of the 14+1 art collective into the cat studio for what turned out to be a quite humorous performance piece in itself. Danielle pulled double duty as both interviewer and interviewee as she is also part of the 14+1 collective. Other guests include friend of the show Andy Amato, Hillary “Hilly” Holsonback, and Emily Loving.

The collective’s first gallery show, “HELLO” will open Saturday, September 10th from 5 – 8 p.m. for one night only!!! Check out this informative interview by Meg Fury of Pegasus news and cruise through the collective’s blog for more information on each artist and photographs of their work.

We hope to see you all this Saturday in the sexy design district –

1130 Dragon Street #110

Dallas Tx 75207

14+1 Collective include:

  • Frank Tringali
  • Paul Snelson II
  • Robin Myrick
  • Emily Loving
  • Hillary Holsonback
  • T.J. Griffin
  • Danielle Georgiou
  • F Kites
  • Sandi Edgar
  • Val Curry
  • Willie Baronet
  • Yaseen Benhalim
  • Andy Amato

P.S. Jon and Danielle apologize for the butchering of names and general buffoonery. Drugs and/or alcohol may or may not be to blame for such marbles. 

500X Gallery Expo

Last night we were happily lost in a sea of skinny jeans, ironic mustaches, and works of art. Let us now share two pieces by two great, young artists (and members of the S T cast). There were some great pieces on display, so check out the show before they tear it down.

Diane McGurren, “FM 113, Millsap TX,” ultrachrome print, 8×8″, 2010.

[vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/19840178[/vimeo]

Danielle Georgiou, “Love Crime”

500X Expo 2.12.2011 featuring work by Diane McGurren and Danielle Georgiou (and 43 other amazing artists)

500X Gallery Presents:

EXPO 2011
A juried exhibition for artists in Texas
Juror: Marty Walker, Owner, Marty Walker Gallery

February 12-27, 2011
Opening Reception: February 12, 7-10pm

About 500X EXPO

500X Gallery, Texas’ oldest artist-run space, hosts one of North Texas’ most anticipated annual juried competitions. EXPO 2011 is open to all artists over the age of 18 living in Texas. All visual media are eligible, including drawing, painting, sculpture, installation and video.

248 artists entered EXPO, and 45 were selected by juror Marty Walker. Roughly 65 works will be included in the exhibition. Artists included in the exhibition are Jesse Barnett, Julie Barnofski, Michael Blair, Angel Cabrales, Stephanie Clark, Kenneth Collins, Desiree Espada, Cydney Ferguson-Brey, Michael Francis, Anastasia Gabriel, Ricardo Garcia, Danielle Georgiou, Bethany Gouldin, T.J. Griffin, Steve Hamilton, Jessica Hargrave, Fields Harrington, Amy Herzel, Michael Hoefle, Hannah Hudson, Lucy Kirkman, Doughtie Laura, Rosie Lindsey, Sara Lovas, Diane McGurren, Ashley Milow, Frank Mosley, Loughridge Murrell, Kris Pierce, Teresa Rafidi, Jason Reynaga, Ryder Richards, Evett Rolsten, Soyla Santos, Michael Scot, Caroline Sharpless, Lucia Simek, Jonathan Snow, James Michael Starr, Tore Terrasi, Jonathan Whitfill, Timothy Wilson, Trey Wright, Virginia Yount and Sarah Zapata.

Artists in the exhibition are from cities around Texas, including Arlington, Austin, Dallas, Denton, Fort Worth, Houston, Irving, Keller, Llano, Lubbock, Mesquite, North Richland Hills, Princeton, Southlake and Weatherford.

About the Juror

Marty Walker is the owner of Marty Walker Gallery. The gallery is committed to exhibiting contemporary art by mid-career and emerging artists. The gallery’s formal program is focused on inventive use of materials and/or process-oriented works as well as outstanding works in video, photography, sculpture and painting. Marty Walker Gallery collaborates with numerous national and international institutions, museums and galleries to bring dynamic and challenging work to Dallas. In addition, the gallery strives to cultivate awareness and education in contemporary art providing guidance and assistance to private and corporate collections, and welcomes individuals new to collecting art. For more information, visit www.martywalkergallery.com.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
2011 SPRING SCHEDULE

March 5-27: Shelby Cunningham and Thomas Feulmer
Opening: March 5, 7-10pm

April 2-24: Rebecca Carter and Mark Collop
Opening: April 2, 7-10pm

April 30-May 22: Matt D. Clark, Clayton Hurt, and Joel Kiser
Opening: April 30, 7-10pm

Bitter Films : The Animation of Don Hertzfeldt

A few weeks ago my cool friend Melanie Sevcenko fed me chips and hummus and forced me to watch videos on YouTube. She showed me the work of Italian street artist “Blu” (real name unknown), and I turned her on to Drunk Dial. She then showed me a short film called “Billy’s Ballon,” from award winning animator Don Hertzfeldt.

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